THERMOGRAPHY

noun. a diagnostic method utilizing thermally sensitive liquid crystals or infrared photography to locate temperature alterations on the exterior of the body. Thermography operates on the premise that disease-laden tissues, like tumors, generate more heat than nearby tissues and the heat can be gauged via infrared radiation.

THERMOGRAPHY: "The study of thermography is rather fascinating to me."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "THERMOGRAPHY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/thermography/ (accessed December 6, 2019).
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